A healthy family is one that thrives. If a single member of a family turns ill or faces any health issue, the entire family would suffer from the gloom. Thus, it is very crucial for the entire family to go for a health check-up every year. From getting the level of blood sugar checked to keeping the heart healthy, each family member may require different health plans to live a healthy and sustainable life.
What does a lipid test indicate?
A lipid test depicts the amount of cholesterol and other essential lipids present in one’s blood. Cholesterol is necessary for the synthesis of bile acids, vitamin D and the formation of steroid hormones in our body. Although our body has an excellent mechanism to reduce the synthesis of additional cholesterol, sedentary lifestyles and numerous other factors such as escalating age can hamper the proper functioning of the body. Therefore, it becomes essential to get a lipid test done for leading a healthy life.
The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland present in the lower portion of the neck that is responsible for regulating the metabolism of the body through the release of some specific hormones. Sometimes, either due to a genetic predisposition or a chronic deficiency of iodine or any other factor, a tumor may develop in the thyroid gland which can be cancerous in nature. Generally, these tumors are not detected in the early stages as there are no evident signs. However, specific symptoms that you could keep in mind for the early detection of thyroid cancer, in order to devise a prompt thyroid treatment, are as follows –